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…someone who chooses to move beyond the limited parameters of what is commonly accepted in order to cause valuable perspectives to arise that were not apparent before.

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Interested?  Come join us!

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1478124940825{background-color: #005696 !important;}”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Our Story” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:38|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1478124895492{margin-top: 0px !important;border-top-width: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;}”][icon_timeline timeline_style=”jstime” timeline_line_style=”solid” timeline_line_color=”#e2e2e2″ time_block_bg_color=”#ffffff” time_sep_color=”#eaeaea” time_sep_bg_color=”#5e5e5e” tl_animation=”tl-animation-slide-up” timeline_margin=”margin:20px;”][icon_timeline_feat time_title=”1998: A Unique Consortium Begins” title_font=”font_family:Lato|font_call:Lato|variant:700″ title_font_style=”font-weight:700;” desc_font=”font_family:Lato|font_call:Lato” title_font_size=”desktop:22px;” title_font_color=”#282828″ desc_font_size=”desktop:17px;” desc_line_ht=”desktop:18px;” desc_font_color=”#5e5e5e”]Developed in 1998 as a response to the conflict in Northern Ireland, BoldLeaders began as Critical Mass Leadership Education (which remains our legal name) – a non-profit based in Denver, Colorado, USA.  Co-founders Michael Donahue and Michael Garramone envisioned CMLE as a consortium of people who could develop leading edge programming as contractors in an exploratory, nimble fashion.[/icon_timeline_feat][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”2003-2014″ seperator_title_font=”font_family:Lato|font_call:Lato” time_sep_color=”#d36730″ font_size=”desktop:14px;”][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Expansive International Growth” title_font=”font_family:Lato|font_call:Lato” desc_font=”font_family:Lato|font_call:Lato” title_font_size=”desktop:22px;” title_font_color=”#303030″ desc_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_line_height=”desktop:17px;” desc_font_color=”#666666″]The organization grew with this mindset from 2003-2014 largely through the development, implementation and follow-through of 16 large-scale international youth and adult exchange programs that were at least a year-long and focused on leadership development, community engagement, conflict resolution and much more – often within marginalized communities.  Managing over $3.5 million in federal funds, the organization worked with thousands of people and was the launch pad for hundreds of Community Action Projects developed and implemented by participants.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”2003-2014: Core Curriculum and Design Platforms Created” title_font=”font_family:Lato|font_call:Lato” desc_font=”font_family:Lato|font_call:Lato” title_font_size=”desktop:22px;” title_font_color=”#353535″ desc_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_line_height=”desktop:17px;” desc_font_color=”#666666″]During this same period and continuing into 2015, the organization created a unique Core Curriculum based on the BoldLeaders Design Platforms, consulted with education organizations. schools and community groups around the world and did extensive program development and facilitation with local organizations in Colorado.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_feat time_title=”2015: Bold Leaders Expansion” title_font=”font_family:Lato|font_call:Lato|variant:700″ title_font_style=”font-weight:700;” desc_font=”font_family:Lato|font_call:Lato” title_font_size=”desktop:22px;” title_font_color=”#282828″ desc_font_size=”desktop:17px;” desc_line_ht=”desktop:18px;” desc_font_color=”#5e5e5e”]Beginning in 2015, CMLE (now often doing business as BoldLeaders) has enlarged its educational consulting focus, established a local office and network in South Africa, developed an online training platform for participants to become adept at facilitating the BoldLeaders Methodology and is currently at work refining the revolutionary Basic Human Resources concept that includes the notions of Elemental Human Resources as the source of often sought after intellectual and social habits such as critical thinking, reasoning, perseverance, imagination, self-advocacy, perspective taking and more.[/icon_timeline_feat][/icon_timeline][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Our Leadership” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:38|text_align:center|color:%23333333″ google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1478126740561{margin-top: 0px !important;border-top-width: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;}”]
Glenna Norvelle

Glenna is a respected and long-time contributor in Colorado with a focus on education and not-for-profit service. Her expertise and passion is in developing leaders, with a special focus on emerging leaders. She is a talented facilitator with an abil

Michael Donahue

Twenty years of transformational program design and delivery, a background in classical and applied psychology, and specialization in group dynamics and dialogue makes Michael an expert resource for any learning initiative.

Brady Rhodes

Brady has taught and worked in diverse national and international settings, designed curriculum for multiple programs and consulted with leading agencies, educators, corporations and U.S. Embassies around the world.

Wendy Talley

For over 25 years Wendy has worked as a Social Worker with vulnerable populations from people experiencing serious mental health issues, homeless families and at risk youth developing programs and policies.

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